Beer Industry Analysis and market research report


Beer has been consumed by humans for thousands of years, and as it is still one of the most widely consumed drinks worldwide, it appears that we haven’t yet grown tired of it. According to the most recent figures, more than 177 million kilos of beer were consumed worldwide in 2020.For 2021 this number was 187 Million kilos and in 2022 total beer consumption expected to reach close to 200 Million Kilos. We have done Beer Industry Analysis and here it goes .

Everywhere in the world, people drink beer, although the amount consumed varies greatly by region. Which nations consume the most beer, then?

This graph compares the global beer consumption by nation using data from Kirin Holdings. Since 1975, the Japanese corporation Kirin has been keeping tabs on global beer consumption.

🍻 Which Countries consume the most beer?

China ranks first in terms of overall beer consumption.

The nation consumed 36 million kiloliters of beer in 2020, which is more than 14,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools’ worth. One fifth of all beer consumed worldwide is consumed in this nation. Additionally, archeological data reveals that China has a long history of making beer.

Here are the top 25 nations for beer consumption worldwide along with their market share:

( Beer industry analysis ) World map on beer consumption
Highest beer consuming nations/Countries in the world

Beer Industry Analysis

Here is the list of Countries consuming beer the most in Table format :

RankingCountry nameTotal Consumption(in Thousands kl)Global Market share
1πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China36,08820.30%
2πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έβ€‹ United States of America24,10513.60%
3πŸ‡§πŸ‡·β€‹ Brazil13,8477.80%
4πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ίβ€‹ Russia8,6464.90%
5πŸ‡²πŸ‡½β€‹ Mexico8,2874.70%
6πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ​ Germany7,7464.40%
7πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Japan4,4162.50%
8β€‹πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§β€‹ United Kingdom4,0882.30%
9πŸ‡»πŸ‡³β€‹ Vietnam3,8452.20%
10πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Spain3,8152.10%
Ranking of countries consuming highest beer

With nearly 18% of the world’s population, China is the nation with the largest population. Naturally, a huge population does not always equate to high beer consumption on a personal level. For example, India, which has the second-highest population in the globe, is ranked 23rd for beer consumption and only consumes 1% of the total amount of the foamy beverage consumed annually.

With more than 24 million kiloliters of beer consumed nationwide in 2020, the United States ranks second on the list. Not only do Americans consume a lot of beer, but they also produce a lot of it. The United States produces the second-most beer in the world (after China).

🍺 Per capita beer consumption ( Beer industry analysis )

When you compare beer consumption per person to overall beer consumption, the picture is slightly different. The highest per capita beer consumption is found in the Czech Republic.

The typical Czech consumed more than 181 liters of beer in 2020.

( Beer industry analysis ) chart showing beer consumption per capita by country in 2022
Beer Consumption per-Capita

Cheap beer is well-known in the Czech Republic. Some travel websites even assert that in some regions of the nation, beer might be more affordable than bottled water.

International Beer Day ( Beer industry analysis )

Even though global beer consumption varies, beer is a vital component of the cultures of many nations. The drink is so well-liked, in fact, that it has its own holiday. Every year on the first Friday in August, more than 200 locations throughout the world celebrate International Beer Day.

Salutations and pleasant drinking!

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